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Last update on November 12, 2019

Our handy guide to the British community in Paris, from cricket clubs to Scottish country dancing lessons to where to find a jar of Marmite when you need one.

UK GOVERNMENT OFFICES

British Embassy in France

35 rue du Faubourg St. Honoré

75383 Paris Cedex 08

Postal address:

British Embassy

BP111-08

75363, Paris Cedex 08

Passport and Notarial Services 

British Consulate General Paris

18bis, rue d’Anjou

75008 Paris

Open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.

Tel: (For recorded information regarding consular and passport services) 01 44 51 31 02

Tel: (For out of hours emergency services) 01 44 51 31 00

Voter Information for UK Citizens

Also visit for more information www.aboutmyvote.co.uk

GENERAL INFORMATION AND RESOURCES

The British Community Committee

The committee exists to co-ordinate the activities of the British social, educational and other organizations in the Paris region. The Committee also sometimes represents the British community on all official or social occasions of importance.

British Community Committee 7, rue Auguste-Vacquerie 75116 Paris

[email protected]

British Guides in Foreign Countries (B.G.I.F.C.)

Tel: 020 7592 1814 (Direct)

Fax: 020 7828 7951 (Direct) Via CHQ: 020 7834 6242, ext. 354 Email: [email protected]

Council for the English-Speaking Community

An informal organization dedicated to the exchange of news and information between more than eighty English-speaking service groups and associations in the Paris region.

52 rue Notre Dame de Lorette 75009 Paris 01 40 38 16 11 06 16 81 48 07 fax 01 40 62 94 27 Email [email protected]

English Speaking Union

International London-based organization with branches in Paris, Anjou and Strasbourg.  Under patronage of Prince Phillip, the Union aims to build worldwide understanding and trust using English as a shared language.

Dartmouth House 37 Charles Street London W1J 5ED Tel: 020 7529 1550 Fax: 020 7495 6108 e-mail: [email protected]

Franco-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry 

Organization founded to promote Franco-British economic relations.

Email: [email protected]

Telephone :  00 33 (0)1 53 30 81 30 Fax. 00 33 (0) 1 53 30 81 35 31 rue Boissy d’Anglas 75008 Paris

Hertford British Hospital

3 rue Barbès

92300 Levallois-Perret

Tel: 01 46 39 22 22

British Charitable Fund

Founded to help British nationals permanently residing in France who are suffering hardship or financial distress.

Tel: 01 47 59 07 69 (afternoons only)

[email protected]

INTERCULTURAL ORGANISATIONS

Association Franco-Ecossaise

Promotes good relations between Scotland and France, with lectures, visits, historical, cultural, and economic research.

Clan MacLeod Society of France

Broad aims are to foster research into the role of MacLeods in France and to conserve and make family records. Open to all, but particularly MacLeods.

President: Michel Maclot

4, rue du Moulin 54121

VANDIERES

Phone: +33 (0)3 83 82 67 75

Association France-Grande Bretagne

183 avenue Daumesnil

75012 Paris

Tel: 01 55 78 71 71

Email: [email protected]

DANCE AND SPORTS CLUBS

British Rugby Club of Paris

The Paris branch of the society runs three sides and caters to most skill levels.  The club also enjoys an active social calendar.

The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Learn the steps and formation of traditional Scottish dance while mingling with other internationals.

Email: s[email protected]

Standard Athletic Club

English-speaking sports and social club set in the forest of Meudon in the south-west of Paris.

Thoiry Cricket Club

Plays around 40 games a season against French, British and Benelux sides.  Players of all ages and standards welcome. The club includes an active junior section.

Subscription address: William Ratcliffe – Treasurer BP 227 78770 Thoiry E-mail: [email protected]

Cricket France

The ‘official’ site of cricketing and cricket clubs in France.

France Cricket 4 Quai de la République 94410 SAINT-MAURICE Tel. : 09.54.34.18.93 Fax : 09.59.34.18.93

WOMEN’S ORGANISATIONS

British and Commonwealth Women’s Association

A social club for British woman offering numerous activities from lectures to Pilates classes.
Address: 157 rue du Faubourg St Honoré
Tel: 01 47 20 50 91
Email: [email protected]

ALUMNI ORGANISATIONS

Alumni of the University of Edinburgh in France

Facebook page
Spreads the message about the activities of the Association and organise informal events (pub evenings, exhibitions of Scottish artists, etc.).

The Cambridge Society of Paris

Provides a platform for Cambridge graduates to meet like-minded individuals while participating in artistic, sporting, business, political, musical and often just “plain fun” events together.

The Oxford Society

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 01 47 22 47 34 BRITISH FOOD STORES

Pickwicks

8 rue Mandar

75002 Paris

Tel: 01 40 26 06 58

CHURCHES AND RELIGIOUS ORGANISATIONS

St. George’s Anglican Church

7 rue Auguste-Vacquerie

75116 Paris

Tel.: 01 47 20 22 51

St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church

50 avenue Hoche

75008 Paris.

Tel: 01.42.27.28.56

St. Michael’s Church

5 rue d’Aguesseau

75008 Paris

Tel: 01 47 42 70 88

The Scots Kirk

Church of Scotland – Presbyterian

17 rue Bayard

75008 Paris

Tel: 01.48.78.47.94

Eglise Anglicane de Fontainebleau

18 boulevard André Maginot

Fontainebleau

Tel: 01 60 66 26 47

Holy Trinity Church

15 avenue Carnot

78600 Maisons Laffitte

Tel: 01.39.62.34.97 (Chaplain)

Tel:03.44.56.76.08 (Assistant Chaplain)

St. Mark’s Church

31 rue du Pont Colbert

78000 Versailles.

Tel: 01 39 02 79 45

MISCELLANEOUS MEMBERSHIP ORGANISATIONS

Caledonian Society of France

Founded to bring together Scots residing in France. Anyone,  whether Scots-born or not, who has an interest in Scottish culture, may join.
Email: [email protected]

Paris Welsh Society

Founded to foster knowledge of Wales, its language and culture, the Society organises events with Welsh artists, lunches, pub-evenings and Welsh language classes. The Society welcomes all who are interested in Wales.

Royal Society of St. George

Referring to itself as ‘The Premier Patriotic Society of England’, the Royal Society organizes social occasions for Britons and their friends including embassy cocktails and a picnic at the Longchamp race course.
President: Mr. Eric Osman
Maison d’Antoine,
705 Chemin d’Antoine,
40330 Bonnegarde
Tel: (00-33) 5 58 89 02 32
Email: [email protected]

British Freemasons in France

Email: [email protected]